Auto Industry

'A World Without Petrol' Art Exhibition Launches In Sydney

As President Trump has weighed the broken Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) and its mandates for ever-increasing ethanol use, he asked EPA for a deal that works for all stakeholders and protects consumers. Unfortunately, he didn’t get one. In the current push to facilitate year-round sales of E15 gasoline, which contains 50 percent more ethanol than… Keep reading →

Report Places Los Angeles At Top Of List For City With Worst Traffic And Smog

On November 7, 2017, the DOJ unsealed charges against five individuals alleging violations of the FCPA in connection with an alleged foreign bribery scheme at Rolls-Royce plc

Detroit Hosts Flagship North American International Auto Show

Electric vehicles (EVs) don’t make much noise on the road, but they’re generating a lot of buzz about the future of this technology and what it means for business and the environment. Cars, buses, and trucks are the second biggest source of pollution in the U.S. after electricity production. They are responsible for over 26 percent of emissions that… Keep reading →

Reports Claims California Leads The Nation In The Green Tech Field

This week members of the U.S. Senate will consider legislation that would serve to expand the presence of E15 fuel in the marketplace. Unfortunately, the bill is a distraction from fundamental problems with the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), which is forcing more and more ethanol into the nation’s fuel supply. Research has shown higher ethanol… Keep reading →

Foreign Imported Cars Sit Idle At Port Storage Lot

A new report from AAA compares different types of engine oils, but there’s one important thing to remember: check your owner’s manual before switching motor oils. Consumers must consult their owner’s manual to see which SAE viscosity grade and performance level is recommended for their vehicle’s engine. Manufacturers often recommend oils licensed by API as… Keep reading →

RFA Sends Letter To EPA On RVO Rulemaking

U.S. Government Releases Over $5 Billion In Aid For Home Heating Bills

On April 24, 2017, Bob Dineen, President and CEO of the Renewable Fuels Association sent a letter to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt requesting that the 2018 Renewable Fuel Standard Renewable Volume Obligations.

U.S. Government Releases Over $5 Billion In Aid For Home Heating Bills

We often hear proponents of the federal Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) argue that mandating increasing use of ethanol in the nation’s fuel supply is about consumer choice. This view is reflected in some of the news coverage of this week’s RFS public hearing in Kansas City. Yet, when you look at the marketplace and the… Keep reading →


When purchasing a vehicle, consider fuel efficient and alternative fuel vehicles. Use the tips and tools below to select the right vehicle for you, and to get the most out of your purchase. Choose your vehicle according to your need. For example, if you mostly drive in cities, a smaller hybrid might be right for… Keep reading →

VW Automobile Assembly

The Volkswagen scandal has revealed the continuing disregard of major corporations to curb global emissions levels and participate in a systemic effort to incorporate green practices into their respective industries. VW was successful in deceiving the EPA and consumers by developing software that hid the emissions output of its Diesel fleet until the revelation of… Keep reading →

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A BMW manufacturing plant in Greer, South Carolina, demonstrated that fuel cells can be powered by fuel from a unique source: Garbage. In a first-of-its-kind demonstration, the Energy Department, BMW and project partners Ameresco, Gas Technology Institute and the South Carolina Research Authority powered some of the facility’s fuel cell forklifts with hydrogen produced on-site from… Keep reading →

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